2020 Honda Insight  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#39 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#95 of all 2020 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Honda Insight
The Insight, part of Honda's lineup since 2000, is a small sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. The Insight provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Insight packs some oomph. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 Honda Insight is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2020 Honda Insight has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Honda Insight has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0424% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8455%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0424% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8455% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Honda Insight is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Honda Insight is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8655Volkswagen JettaHyundai ElantraHonda CivicNissan SentraKia NiroToyota PriusHonda InsightToyota CamryToyota Prius PrimeHonda AccordMazda 3Toyota CorollaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Honda Insight with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 55 to 86. The 2020 Honda Insight is safer than the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2020 Hyundai Elantra, the 2020 Honda Civic, the 2020 Nissan Sentra, the 2019 Kia Niro, and the 2020 Toyota Prius. It is about as safe as the 2019 Toyota Prius Prime and the 2020 Toyota Camry.

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